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Evergemiensis Variegated Brake Fern Pteris ensiformis

Exposure
  • Part Shade to Shade

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Early Spring
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
Mature Size
16" 16"
Height
12" - 16"
Spread
12" - 16"
  • Details

    Features

    Dainty fern with feathery, variegated fronds. Requires warm, humid air for best growth. Provides graceful texture to a mixed planting. Can easily be grown indoors if soil is consistently moist. Protect from wind. Prefers slightly alkaline (sweet) soil.

    Deadheading Not Necessary

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Annual
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    12 - 16 Inches
    Spacing: 
    12 - 16 Inches
    Spread: 
    12 - 16 Inches
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Colors: 
    White
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Shade to Shade
    Maintenance Category: 
    Moderate
    Bloom Time: 
    Grown for Foliage
    Hardiness Zones: 
    9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses Notes: 
    Great in Containers.
    Maintenance Notes: 

    Fertilize weekly during growing season.

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